Clinical oncology undergraduate day

Bookings closed

Date: 10 May 2019

Venue: The Royal College of Radiologists, 

63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, 

London, WC2A 3JW

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is holding a free whole day meeting for undergraduates. If you are a member of an undergraduate oncology society or have an interest in oncology, you will find this meeting useful, especially if you are undecided whether to specialise in oncology or which oncology. The meeting is great opportunity to network and get to know your peers and potential trainers. A full programme for the day is available below. There will be talks from leading consultants in the field of oncology and a noted trainee. If you ever wondered whether a career in oncology could be rewarding, you will hear an account of the "journey through treatment" from a former patient’s perspective. 

How to book 

Bookings are now closed. The RCR will arrange your travel and cover expenses to and from the meeting for up to 2 students from each UK medical school (first come first serve). Once registered you will be contacted regarding travel arrangements. Refer to our travel and expenses policy for a breakdown of reasonable travel expenses covered by the RCR. When completing the web form please indicate any special / dietary requirements.


TimeSession Speakers






Dr Seamus McAleer, Chair of the Undergraduate Oncology Steering Group 


A day in the life of a clinical oncologist Dr Alison Stille


Training in clinical oncology Dr Lakshmi  Harihar


Journey through radiotherapy 

Dr Sarah Needleman 

Dr Elizabeth Halliday



The role of Artificial Intelligence in oncology Dr James Wang


CO vs MO debate: To medical oncology or to clinical oncology? That is the question

Dr Aidan Cole

Dr Ursula McGovern 


Lunch And Networking 



Awards presentation: Winners of The RCRs' 2019 undergraduate oncology prizes and awards 



Winner of the Edinburgh EAR Congress Research Prize:

Winner of the Education, Innovation and Excellence Prize

Winners of the Oncology Society of the Year Award


Thomas Lewis

Dr Samantha Cox


Dr Yu Ri Im, President of CU OncSoc


Tea Break



Q&A Session





  • An opportunity to network with your peers
  • Listen to talks from oncology trainees and consultants
  • Enhance your CV by evidencing commitment to the oncology specialty
  • Receive an attendance certificate 
  • Get inforamtion about the undergraduate awards and prizes for 2020
  • Find out how you can get involved with The RCR 
  • Free travel and lunch provided

We hope to see you there!

If you have any questions please contact 

2018 Undergraduate Oncology Meeting

On the 18 May 2018 the RCR welcomed over 60 delegates to the first ever Undergraduate Oncology Meeting. The free meeting was organised for undergraduates with an interest in oncology, and trainees and consultants who are undergraduate leads, or involved in undergraduate oncology teaching. There were seperate sessions for the students and educators and a joint session in the afternoon. The day ended with an awards presentation to the winners of the undegraduate awards and prizes.